On Sep 18, 9:18 am, 4741 Dead finestplanet.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Sep 2008 08:52:10 -0400, "Brian Carey"
> mindspring.com> wrote:
>>Interesting email to Michelle Malkin follows. It explains how Palin's email
>>was hacked. As you can see, the hacker was clearly looking to derail her
>>candidacy. But instead he got nothing.
> I see Malkin is plagiarizing again. Her description of /b/ is
> virtually word for word from a NY Times piece on hackers that I posted
> here less than two months ago.
Post a link to it or be accused of lying once again, "Zepp".
Speaking of lying, when are you going to back up your contention
that Tucker Carlson interviewed me after the Kanga suicide?
I'm still waiting.......
>>I have little doubt that the individual responsible for this will be getting
>>a visit from the FBI shortly. But this is interesting reading for netizens.
>>I missed the original incident, but monitored the discussion and repostings
>>afterward to see what I could learn about what had happened and who was
>>There are several misconceptions and errors in most accounts of this story,
>>including your post. Most significantly, the perpetrator(s) were not members
>>of an infamous group of hackers. I don't blame you for misunderstanding
>>this, because in all the media coverage regarding the war with Scientology
>>the media has completely failed to explain what Anonymous is.
>>Anonymous is not exactly a group. It is people using the umbrella of a web
>>discussion board for cover to be as offensive, funny, strange, or whatever
>>as they want.
>>Here's the short version: there is a site called 4chan.org
. It is an image
>>posting site based on a popular Japanese site. The site contains multiple
>>boards, each of which is dedicated to a particular subject. The most
>>notorious of these boards is called /b/. /b/ is the board dedicated to
>>random images. /b/tards, as its denizens are called, are interested only in
>>their own amusement. Their sense of humor runs the gamut from sick to cruel
>>to merely strange. Lolcats, as made famous by
, originated on /b/. A lot of memes start
>>there. There is a lot of racist humor - pictures of excited and happy black
>>people in proximity to fried chicken abound. There is a lot of pornography.
>>Sometimes it's child pornography, although posting that is moderator grounds
>>for banning - no, it's not a pedophile ring; /b/tards post it because they
>>think doing so is funny.
>>4chan does not log participants. Most people don't use or have usernames,
>>and post instead as "Anonymous." And every so often, a number of /b/'s
>>anonymous denizens decide to make somebody's life hell. Sometimes it's a
>>random person who offends /b/'s sense of propriety. Sometimes it's a forum
>>dedicated to a serious topic. Sometimes it's Scientology. And Tuesday, it
>>was Sarah Palin. Or it would have been.
>>Sarah Palin's email account was hacked by one person. Not a group.
>>This person read her emails, then posted the username and password on /b/.
>>This happened at about 4 in the morning on Tuesday. The idea was that the
>>sea of Anonymous /b/tards would download the emails, upload porn, and cause
>>all manner of mischief. Anonymous is not a group of hackers. Anonymous is
>>more like gremlins. They are hyperactive adolescents in search of amusement
>>and joy, which they often get by upsetting people and making messes. That's
>>what was happening here. Anonymous did not hack the account. A hacker tried
>>to throw Sarah Palin to Anonymous. Not all of Anonymous was having it. One
>>person threw a crowbar in the works. Other /b/tards were displeased to miss
>>a chance at the lulz. The moderators stepped in. The thread was deleted.
>>Later, other individuals created threads reposting screencaps of emails and
>>the inbox, and put together a collection of these files. All mentions of
>>these were purged by the moderators. So then some bright /b/tards decided to
>>email what little stuff they had to the media.
>>That's pretty much it.
>>This afternoon, in a thread that was later deleted, an individual claiming
>>to be the original poster gave his account of what happened. I've attached
>>screencaps. Here's the text. The original poster used the name "rubico." The
>>linked email address for the poster was rubic...@yahoo.com
>>This is what rubico said:
>>rubico 09/17/08(Wed)12:57:22 No.85782652
>>Hello, /b/ as many of you might already know, last night sarah palin's yahoo
>>was "hacked" and caps were posted on /b/, i am the lurker who did it, and i
>>would like to tell the story.
>>In the past couple days news had come to light about palin using a yahoo
>>mail account, it was in news stories and such, a thread was started full of
>>newfags trying to do something that would not get this off the ground, for
>>the next 2 hours the acct was locked from password recovery presumably from
>>all this bullshit spamming.
>>after the password recovery was reenabled, it took seriously 45 mins on
>>wikipedia and google to find the info, Birthday? 15 seconds on wikipedia,
>>zip code? well she had always been from wasilla, and it only has 2 zip codes
>>(thanks online postal service!)
>>the second was somewhat harder, the question was "where did you meet your
>>spouse?" did some research, and apparently she had eloped with mister palin
>>after college, if youll look on some of the screenshits that I took and
>>other fellow anon have so graciously put on photobucket you will see the
>>google search for "palin eloped" or some such in one of the tabs.
>>I found out later though more research that they met at high school, so I
>>did variations of that, high, high school, eventually hit on "Wasilla high"
>>I promptly changed the password to popcorn and took a cold shower.
>>>> rubico 09/17/08(Wed)12:58:04 No.85782727
>>this is all verifiable if some anal /b/tard wants to think Im a troll, and
>>there isn't any hard proof to the contrary, but anyone who had followed the
>>thread from the beginning to the 404 will know I probably am not, the
>>picture I posted this topic with is the same one as the original thread.
>>I read though the emails. ALL OF THEM. before I posted, and what I concluded
>>was anticlimactic, there was nothing there, nothing incriminating, nothing
>>that would derail her campaign as I had hoped, all I saw was personal stuff,
>>some clerical stuff from when she was governor.. And pictures of her family
>>I then started a topic on /b/, peeps asked for pics or gtfo and I obliged,
>>then it started to get big
>>Earlier it was just some prank to me, I really wanted to get something
>>incriminating which I was sure there would be, just like all of you anon out
>>there that you think there was some missed opportunity of glory, well there
>>WAS NOTHING, I read everything, every little blackberry confirmation. all
>>the pictures, and there was nothing, and it finally set in, THIS internet
>>was serious business, yes I was behind a proxy, only one, if this shit ever
>>got to the FBI I was fucked, I panicked, i still wanted the stuff out there
>>but I didn't know how to rapidshit all that stuff, so I posted the pass on
>>/b/, and then promptly deleted everything, and unplugged my internet and
>>just sat there in a comatose state
>>Then the white knight fucker came along, and did it in for everyone, I
>>trusted /b/ with that email password, I had gotten done what I could do
>>well, then passed the torch , all to be let down by the douchebaggery, good
>>job /b/, this is why we cant have nice things
>>The "white knight fucker" was the /b/tard who thought that going through
>>Sarah Palin's email wasn't cool. He logged in, changed the password, and
>>sent an email to a friend of Palin's warning her and letting her know the
>>new password. Unfortunately, he then posted a screenshot of this email to
>>let the other /b/tards know their fun was over. He failed to blank the
>>password, and they all tried to log in and change the password - which
>>tripped the automated Yahoo! freeze. Since then, the account has been
>>deleted. "Rapidshit" refers to rapidshare.com
- i.e., rubico wanted to
>>download the emails, put them into one file, and put that file up on
>>rapidshare for /b/tards and the world at large to download. But he panicked,
>>or didn't know how to download the emails, and so pawned that task off on
>>Anonymous, which he didn't realize wasn't monolithic and in his favor.
>>As Paul Harvey would say, "And now you know.. the rest of the story."
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